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  • Vikings' Sheldon Richardson: Back with Vikings

    The Vikings have signed Richardson to a one-year, $3.6 million deal, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports. Per the report, the defensive tackle's deal could be worth up to $4.35 million with incentives. The 30-year-old, who logged 64 tackles and 4.5 sacks with the Browns last season, played for the Vikings in 2018 before inking a three-year, $36 million deal with Cleveland in free agency. Richardson was cut loose in April, in a move that freed up $11 million in cap space for the Browns, paving the way for him to bolster Minnesota's interior pass rush.
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  • Browns' Sheldon Richardson: Questionable for wild-card game

    Richardson (neck) is questionable for Sunday's wild-card game against the Steelers, Jake Trotter of ESPN.com reports. Richardson has played in each of the last two games despite this neck injury, so he's on the right track for Sunday's game after logging a trio of limited practices this week. The 30-year-old posted 64 tackles, 4.5 sacks and three pass breakups through 16 games this year, and he's set for a massive role against the division rival.
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  • Browns' Sheldon Richardson: Makes impact on special teams

    Richardson had a team-high 10 tackles and blocked two kicks in Sunday's 23-16 loss to the Browns. Richardson had a big day against his former team. He blocked an extra-point kick then a field-goal attempt, which turned out to be a momentum shift for the Browns. For the season, Richardson has 64 tackles and 4.5 sacks.
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  • Browns' Sheldon Richardson: Expected to suit up against ex-team

    Richardson (neck) is expected to be active for Sunday's game against the Jets, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports. Richardson is trending in a positive direction for Week 16, aligning the 30-year-old for a potential matchup against his former team of four years. The Missouri product has spent more time with the Jets than any other team in his NFL career, notching his lone Pro Bowl nod during 2014 while composing an eight-sack campaign for Gang Green. With an appearance against New York, Richardson would maintain a total of two game absences since the start of 2016.
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  • Browns' Sheldon Richardson: Key stops in Week 13

    Richardson had four tackles, one quarterback hit and a forced fumble in Week 13's 41-35 win over Tennessee. Richardson played a key role in accelerating the Browns' lead in the first half. He stopped the NFL's leading rusher, Derrick Henry, on a fourth-and-1 at the Cleveland 41-yard-line. That led to the Browns driving down the field for a touchdown. On the next series, he stripped Henry of the football, which Karl Joseph recovered at the Tennessee 21, leading to another touchdown and a 17-0 lead. The Browns were able to build momentum toward a 38-7 halftime lead and held on for their fourth straight win. Richardson has 47 tackles, 3.5 sacks, three passes defensed and one forced fumble through 12 games.
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  • Browns' Sheldon Richardson: Collects sack in Week 10 win

    Richardson registered six total tackles, including one sack and two QB hits, during Sunday's 10-7 win against the Texans. Richardson has been a rock for Cleveland's front this season, starting all nine games for the Browns while logging 3.5 sacks and a total of 38 tackles. The Missouri product has been enjoying an uptick in pass-rushing success of late, notching four QB hits over his past three outings after registering just two combined Weeks 1 through 6. He's second on the team in QB hits (six) behind Myles Garrett (14) heading into a Week 11 matchup against the Eagles. Carson Wentz has been sacked at a league-high rate of 3.9 times per game, while Philadelphia ranks third worst in the NFL in giveaways (17).
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  • Browns' Sheldon Richardson: Notches seven stops

    Richardson made seven tackles -- 1.5 for a loss -- and a half sack in Sunday's 37-34 win over the Bengals. Richardson was a part of a crucial sack in the second quarter, as the Bengals were at the Browns' 11-yard line, but rookie quarterback Joe Burrow was taken down by Richardson and cornerback Kevin Johnson, forcing a field goal. With 2.5 sacks through seven games, Richardson is on track to reach his highest total since the 2014 season (eight), and his average of four tackles per game represents a solid IDP floor as well.
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  • Browns' Sheldon Richardson: Cleared for Week 5

    Richardson (thigh) won't carry an injury designation into Sunday's game against the Colts, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports. The 29-year-old began the week not practicing, but he progressed to full participation Friday and is clear of the questionable tag. Richardson has played two-thirds of the defensive snaps through four games and has 14 total tackles and two sacks.
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  • Browns' Sheldon Richardson: Notches sack against Washington

    Richardson recorded four tackles, a sack and a pass breakup in Sunday's 34-20 win over Washington. Richardson now has two sacks through three games, and he sits just one sack shy of last year's total through 16 games. The 29-year-old has also played at least 61 percent of defensive snaps in every game this season. He doesn't pile up tackles, but the recent trend in sacks is encouraging for his IDP prospects.
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  • Browns' Sheldon Richardson: Officially listed as questionable

    Richardson (back) is listed as questionable for Sunday's regular-season finale against the Bengals, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Richardson logged a trio of limited practice sessions this week, and he appears to have a good shot at suiting up for Sunday's divisional tilt. The veteran defensive tackle was also initially listed as questionable for Week 16's game against the Ravens before managing to play his usual starting role.
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  • Browns' Sheldon Richardson: Back issues surface

    Richardson (back) didn't participate in Wednesday's practice, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Richardson started this past Sunday's loss to the Cardinals at defensive end instead or his typical role at tackle, and he made a season-low one tackle. The severity of Richardson's back injury is unclear, but the Browns' defensive front could be in rough shape if he and Olivier Vernon (knee) can't play Week 16 against the Ravens.
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  • Browns' Sheldon Richardson: Will bump to defensive end

    Richardson is expected to start at defensive end in Sunday's game against the Cardinals, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports. Since Olivier Vernon (knee) has been ruled out, Richardson will be deployed as a defensive end. Richardson has experience in this role, as played there in the Jets 3-4 scheme from 2013 until 2016. Eli Ankou will likely start at defensive tackle in Richardson's place.
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  • Browns' Sheldon Richardson: Active Saturday

    Richardson (abdomen) will play in Saturday's preseason game against the Colts, Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports. Richardson isn't expected to get much playing time Saturday after nursing an abdominal injury throughout the first half of August, but his return to the field is a promising sign with plenty of time remaining before Week 1 of the regular season. Trevon Coley and Carl Davis project to handle defensive tackle duties when Richardson is removed from Saturday's tilt.
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  • Vikings' Sheldon Richardson: Set to join Cleveland

    Richardson plans to sign a three-year deal with the Browns, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Richardson repaired his value in one season with Minnesota, piling up 49 tackles (26 solo), 16 quarterback hits and 4.5 sacks as a 16-game starter. He figures to operate as a starting defensive tackle in Cleveland's 4-3 defense, joining a line that includes DT Larry Ogunjobi and defensive ends Myles Garrett and Olivier Vernon. The Browns should have a formidable pass rush for the first time in recent memory.
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  • Vikings' Sheldon Richardson: Ready for action

    Richardson (hip) is active Sunday against Miami. Richardson was limited in practice each day this week but hasn't missed a game all year and doesn't intend for that to start in Week 15. He'll presumably line up again as a starting defensive tackle alongside Linval Joseph.
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  • Sheldon Richardson: Meeting with Vikings

    Richardson will visit the Vikings on Thursday, Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. Richardson's stint with the Seahawks appears as if it'll end after one season, which included 44 tackles and a career-low one sack. The deadline to hand out a franchise or transition tag came and went without the team tabbing any of their players, but negotiations apparently have continued between the two parties. According to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network, Richardson is seeking a deal with an average annual value of $11-15 million per year. Richardson's first meeting, post-Seattle will be with the Vikings, who employ a 4-3 defense and have an opening at defensive tackle next to Linval Joseph.
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  • Seahawks' Sheldon Richardson: Unlikely to receive franchise tag

    Richardson is unlikely to receive the Seahawks' franchise tag, Marc Sessler of NFL.com reports. Richardson was traded to Seattle just before Week 1, registering 44 tackles (27 solo), a sack, a forced fumble and an interception in 15 games. The Seahawks and Richardson both seem hopeful a long-term agreement will come to fruition in the near future, instead of opting for the roughly $14 million franchise tag.
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  • Seahawks' Sheldon Richardson: Season high in tackles

    Richardson registered six tackles (four solo) and a sack in Monday's loss to the Falcons. It was one of Richardson's best performances on the year as he registered a season high in tackles and added his first sack of the year. Through nine games this season he has 23 tackles (14 solo), one sack, one interception and one pass defensed.
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  • Seahawks' Sheldon Richardson: Ready to go Thursday

    The Seahawks have listed Richardson (oblique) as active for Thursday's clash against the Cardinals. Richardson was on the injury report last week before ultimately being ruled out prior to Sunday's loss to the Redskins. Given the short week, it looks like the Seahawks were just giving him some extra time to recover. Barring any setbacks, look for him to take on his usual workload at defensive tackle.
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  • Seahawks' Sheldon Richardson: Inactive for Sunday's game

    Richardson (oblique) is listed as inactive for Sunday's game against the Redskins. Richardson will miss his first game of the season, and it's unclear what his timeline for return is. However, the Seahawks face a quick turnaround with a Thursday night game approaching, so that adds extra pressure to Richardson's recovery. In his place, rookie Nazair Jones will make his first career start Sunday.
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